Escola Anna Nery
Print version ISSN 1414-8145
SPADINI, Luciene Simões and MELLO E SOUZA, Maria Conceição Bernardo de. Groups carried out by professional nurses in the mental health field . Esc. Anna Nery [online]. 2006, vol.10, n.1, pp. 132-138. ISSN 1414-8145. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1414-81452006000100018.
This article had the purpose of to carry out a national literature revision about work in groups carried out by nurses in the mental health field, in the period between January of 1994 and April of 2004. The identification of the sources was carried out through the computerized systems of search Latin American Literature of Health Science (LILACS) and the Bibliographical Data Base from USP - Global Online Catalogue (DEDALUS). It had been found 38 paper works, 17 in the nursing field and six specifically about the work in group carried out by nurses in the mental health field. The six articles had been analyzed according to: type of group; coordination; the integrants; place and objective of the formation. It was evidenced that it has the necessity of the preparation of the nurse for the accomplishment of this activity, face to the relevance of this strategy for the assistance of nursing in mental health. It has the necessity of new publications about this thematic because of the small number that are available nowadays.
Keywords : Nursing; Mental Health; Psychiatric Nursing.